Margaret Moody Eggers, age 96, of Vilas peacefully went home to be with her Lord and Savior in the early morning hours of August 8, 2022.
She was a homemaker who devoted her life to Jesus Christ, her Lord and Savior, and her husband, children, grandchildren, great-grandchild and many other family and friends. She was a faithful member of Beaver Dam Baptist Church until failing health prevented her from attending services. However, she never quit her service for the Lord as she devoted herself to helping others whether by praying for a need, sharing one of her many skills or simply listening to anyone who needed a friend.
Preceding her in death was her mother and father, Stacy and Sarah Norris Moody; husband of 53 years, Jake; three brothers, Ralph Moody, Balph 'Pete' Moody and wife, Annie, and Clay Moody and wife, Louise; two sisters, Bess Wilson and husband, Hugh, and Helen Maye and husband, Dean; her mother-in-law, Lela Ann Eggers; sisters-in-law, Opal Greene and husband Vaugn Greene, Ruth Reese, and Ina Wilson and husband, Luther; and brother-in-law, Woodrow Eggers and wife Grace. A number of nieces and nephews also proceed her in death.
Margaret is survived by two sons, Joel Eggers and Kyle Eggers and wife, Shannon; one granddaughter, Leslie Eggers; one grandson, Justin Eggers; one great-granddaughter, Meagan Thomas and friend, Cody; Brothe-in-law CB Reese three special nieces, Wanda Stafford and husband, David, Kim Wooten and husband, David, and Virginia Harmon and husband, Clyde; special great niece, Sabina Norris; special nephew, Randy Maye; and best friends, Ruth Rominger, Debbie Norris and Kathy Phillips who was also her caregiver. She is also survived by a number of nieces and nephews.
The family wishes to extend a special 'Thank You' to the staff of Medi Home Hospice for their personal and professional care of Margaret during the past year.
Funeral services for Margaret Eggers will be conducted Sunday afternoon, August l4, at 3 o'clock at the Beaver Dam Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Michael Greene, Rev. Derick Wilson and Rev. Jeremy Hull. The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 2 until 3 o'clock, prior to services, at the church. Graveside services will follow in the Upper Beaver Dam Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations to Medi Home Health & Hospice, Post Office Box 1357, Newland, NC 28657, or to St. Jude Children's Hospital, Memorial Processing, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 would be appreciated.
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Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Eggers family.